When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Ontario, many employers temporarily laid off employees or reduced their compensation because business revenues plummeted. This blog considers the legal implications of these layoffs and reductions in compensation under the Employment Standards Act and at common law.
This blog discusses how Employment Insurance (EI) benefits or CERB benefits are taken into account when calculating wrongful dismissal damages during the COVID 19 pandemic.
Premier Ford recently capitulated to various medical groups and the federal Liberal government’s demands for paid sick leave for provincially regulated employers. Kind of. Sort of.